Students at the M.J.C. East Campus

Get Started at MJC

Step 1: Apply Online
Step 2: College Orientation 
Step 3: English & Math Placement
Step 4: Education Plan
Step 5: Apply for Financial Aid
Step 6: Register for Classes

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Contact the friendly Admissions Office staff if you have questions about adding or dropping classes, or filing for pass/no pass.

The Assessment Testing Office administers tests to help you select appropriate courses or satisfy pre-requisites.

International students should start by visiting our Information for International Students.

Modesto Junior College
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Nurse Assistant Program

Important Program Information

Mandatory orientation Meeting: Monday, July 29, 2019
Online sign-ups for orientation begin: May 6, 2019
Online sign-ups for orientation end: June 6, 2019, or when seats are filled.
Program start date: Friday August 30, 2019
*Sign-ups for orientation are accepted on a first come first serve basis.

The Nurse Assistant Program is being offered at MJC and Columbia College via Video Conferencing

Click here for Important Nurse Assistant Program Information

How to sign-up for orientation?

STEP ONE – Apply to admission to Modesto Junior College

STEP TWO- Sign-up for the Mandatory orientation

STEP THREE - Attend the Mandatory orientation

STEP FOUR - Complete and submit ALL required documents discussed during orientation.

*All four steps must be completed. Those who complete all four steps will have priority for entry into the program.


The Nurse Assistant Program at Modesto Junior College is a one-semester course (NURSE 52, 5.5 units) that includes 60 hours of classroom instruction and 100 hours of supervised clinical experience within the guidelines set by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). The Program is offered in the fall and spring semesters. After successful completion of the Program, students are eligible to take the state certification examination to become a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA). The exam has been developed to meet the evaluation requirements of federal and state nurse aid and competency evaluation legislation. The state certification exam is available at MJC at the end of each class. Program expenses vary for each individual. For financial aid information, call 575-7700. For inquiries about the program, call Allied Health, 575-6362

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Contact Us

Phone: (209) 575-6362
Email: masseyj@yosemite.edu

Location: MAP

West Campus 
Glacier Hall
GH165

Regular Hours
  • Monday - Thursday:
        8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Friday:
        8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Summer Hours
  • Monday - Thursday:
        7:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Friday:
        Closed Fridays